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Holy Mary

Five Feminine Virtues I Learned From the Joyful Mysteries (Part 4: The Presentation)

How many women ache in longing – in one way or another – for the men in their lives (fathers,…

manly
Leadership

“You Shall Not Pass!” – Ode to the Manly Priest and the Priestly Man

I have a pastor who is “in his natural habitat” at the altar and at the pulpit. His ars celebrandi…

love
Love and Friendship

This Animated Short Film Shows That Love, Lived Seriously, Truly Gives Color to Our Life

Today I present to you a romantic short film about a journalist who falls in love with a girl in…

8 habits of Catholics
Faith & Life

8 Things Every Catholic Should Be Doing Every Day

We get it.  You already have a to-do list that is long.  This list isn’t meant to guilt you into…

where are the apostles now
History of the Church

(Quiz) What Happened to the Apostles and Where Do They Rest Now?

You and I know it. We have been sent by Jesus, we have a mission and the noun that best…

Faith & Life

Excusing Bad Behavior Under the Guise of “Self-Care” (When Taking Care of Yourself Loses Perspective)

Self-care is a term that has grown in popularity of late. Suddenly it’s everywhere: thrown around with hashtags all over…

offer it up
Faith & Life

15 Real-life Examples of How to “Offer It Up” (and the meaning behind the phrase)

“Oh, Caleb, just offer it up!” I’ve probably uttered this phrase in exasperation a few more times than necessary. It’s…

What Caused This Professional Baseball Player to Walk Away from 13 Million Dollars? #FamilyFirst
Family

What Caused This Professional Baseball Player to Walk Away from 13 Million Dollars? #FamilyFirst

I can’t give you any statistics on (now former) Chicago White Sox’s baseball player Adam LaRoche and I don’t know…

St. Francis de Sales

Having Trouble With Your Lenten Fast? Advice From A Saint

…What can you do to strengthen your resolutions and make them succeed? There is no better means than to put…

St. John Chyrsostom

During Mass “Are you not lifted up to heaven?”

When you see the Lord immolated and lying upon the altar, and the priest bent over that sacrifice praying, and…

G.K. Chesterton

When you choose anything, you reject everything else.

Every act of will is an act of self-limitation. To desire action is to desire limitation. In that sense every…

St. Augustine of Hippo

What Does Love Really Look Like?

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the…